Tobacco Farms Aerial Postcard 2017-07-18T20:14:27+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Aerial View of Shade Grown Tobacco Fields in the Tobacco Valley
Creators:  Shade Tobacco Growers Agricultural Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Chesire, Connecticut)
Object ID:  2011.1.91
Date:  c.1960-1970

Description:   Color postcard offers an aerial view of some of the extensive acreage of shade grown tobacco fields in the Connecticut River Valley. White netting hung on wire frames protect the young tobacco plants and creates a more humid growing climate. The Tobacco Valley area is adjacent to the Connecticut River.